Google Web Designer – Neowin

Create engaging and interactive HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device

Google Web Designer is an advanced web application built with HTML5 that lets you design and create HTML5 advertisements and other web content using an integrated code and visual interface. Using Google Web Designer’s design mode, you can create content using drawing tools, text, and 3D objects, and you can animate objects on a timeline. Once you’re done creating your content, Google Web Designer generates clean, human-readable HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript files.

When creating ad creatives with Google Web Designer, you can use a component library that lets you add image galleries, videos, ad network tools, and more.

Google Web Designer’s Code view lets you create CSS, JavaScript, and XML files, using syntax highlighting and code completion to make writing your code easier, with fewer errors.

New features in version

Accessibility – Keyboard Navigation

  • A more comprehensive keyboard navigation feature lets you access the Google Web Designer interface by pressing keys.
  • Use the Tab key (and Shift+Tab) and arrow keys to move between different parts of the interface.
  • Toggle or activate buttons and other interface elements with the spacebar and Enter key.

animated GIF

  • You can now create animated GIFs in Google Web Designer, using the video creation workflow.
  • “Animated GIF” is available as an ad type when creating a new blank file.
  • You can also export video documents as animated GIFs when publishing.
  • Preview your GIF files immediately after export.
  • Take advantage of multi-size layouts and variations to produce GIFs of different sizes and with different content, all from the same document.

audio editing

  • Volume envelopes let you change the volume of audio clips in your video projects.
  • Control the volume of your audio at any time during playback by adding and moving envelope nodes.
  • Choose from a variety of fade types when changing volume. [full release notes]

To download: Google Web Designer | 1.3 MB (free software)
Connections: Google web designer website | Screenshot

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